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Meetings & Email: Help or Hindrance


‘If you had to identify, in one word, why the human race has not achieved and will never achieve its full potential that word would be meetings’ Dave Barry They may be face to face,

Meetings & Email: Help or Hindrance2020-08-28T15:45:53+00:00

Stress – The Importance of Creating Balance


Stress seems to be everywhere.  In 2019, 12.8 million* working days a year were lost, in the U.K., due to stress, anxiety or depression; and when one considers that, since the turn of the century,

Stress – The Importance of Creating Balance2020-08-28T15:44:43+00:00

Relationship With Yourself


‘Your vision will become clear when you look into your heart’ Carl Jung Many years ago, I used the physiological monitor with a nurse who specialised in cancer care. She was feeling tired and low

Relationship With Yourself2020-08-28T15:48:37+00:00

Goal Setting


I am sure that everyone knows someone who has made a New Year’s resolution – it may even be themselves! I also suspect that most are familiar with the statistics relating to success – Forbes

Goal Setting2020-08-28T15:43:38+00:00

Welcome to Festival of Us and Welcome to August


I hope you are starting to enjoy a little bit of freedom. With shops open for business, some recreational sport up and running and the possibility of meeting a work colleague for a strategic ‘walk

Welcome to Festival of Us and Welcome to August2020-07-31T10:04:12+00:00

Welcome to Festival of Us and Welcome to July


The past three months have been a test for all. Those on the frontline have been stretched, those furloughed have been left in the realms of uncertainty and those who have lost their jobs

Welcome to Festival of Us and Welcome to July2020-06-30T10:27:51+00:00

The Importance of Boredom & Creativity


‘Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other’ Arthur Schopenhauer The concept of boredom rarely receives a positive press

The Importance of Boredom & Creativity2020-08-28T15:18:33+00:00



Life can be challenging and rarely will we go through a week unscathed.  Sometimes the damage is superficial, merely a scratch on our skin; occasionally, if a bone is broken or an ankle twisted, the


Welcome to Festival of Us and Welcome to June


How are things going for you?  May was another incredibly tough month for many; some will have been rushed off their feet keeping the country, and its inhabitants, going; some will have had to

Welcome to Festival of Us and Welcome to June2020-05-29T14:58:42+00:00
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